Each year the Winnipeg Wine Festival features a number of exciting WineDown Events in the days leading up to the Gala Dinner and Public Tastings – this year is no exception.

Tickets for these events are limited and sell out quickly, so avoid disappointment and purchase yours TODAY.

WORLD OF WINE

Broaden your Winnipeg Wine Festival horizons in style with this fun event at the St. Charles Golf & Country Club.  Sample the culinary delights, by Executive Chef Takashi Murakami whom has over 35 years’ experience at the Club, at this walk about tasting while enjoying wines from across the globe.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

St. Charles Golf & Country Club

100 Country Club Blvd.

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POPLAR GROVE WINEMAKER’S DINNER

Join us in hosting Poplar Grove Winery’s head Winemaker Stefan Arnason for a rare and interactive experience. Enjoy a six course dinner created by Chef Jesse Friesen paired with six of Poplar Grove’s world class wines. Discover what the BC wine region has to offer as a competitor in the world wine market.

MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018

Reception: 6:30 pm – Dinner: 7 pm

Pizzeria Gusto, 404 Academy Road

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DOWN UNDER

Tempt your taste buds with wineries from New Zealand and Australia. There’s more difference than similarity in what they offer which has resulted in a range of selected wine labels adding up to lots of valued wines 'DOWN UNDER'.

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way

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ESPAÑA!

Savour Spain, a spectacular party featuring Spanish wines and tapas. Discover food-friendly wines from the country with the most land under vines in the world, as well as mouth-watering Spanish delicacies. This brilliant evening of wine, food and Spanish music is the perfect opportunity to taste and discover all that Spain has to offer.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Kitchen Sync, Unit A, 370 Donald Street

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RED ROOSTER DINNER – hosted by Karen Gillis

Fusion Grill is a restaurant with a focus on fresh and local ingredients while having an award winning all Canadian wine list. What better place to discover, or rediscover the excellent award winning Red Rooster VQA wines from British Columbia. Guiding you through this culinary delight is Red Rooster Head Winemaker Karen Gillis. Along with Karen’s many years of winemaking experience she also is a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a diploma in Food Technology. What a better way to turn your evening into a not-so-typical wine and food experience.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Fusion Grill, 550 Academy Road

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A TABLE IN TUSCANY

Recreate a bit of Italy as Winemakers Fabrizio Nencioni from San Felice, Paul Desroches from Pasqua and Giacomo Catacchini from Cecchi, walk you through wines from Italy paired with gourmet classic Italian dishes at this 5-course dinner prepared by Nicolino`s.

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018

Reception: 6 pm – Dinner: 7 pm

Nicolino's Restaurant, 4 - 2077 Pembina Hwy.

APRIL 29 – MAY 5, 2018

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